Tragic news out of Brainerd, MN and the Battle of the Blue Ox tournament:
It was announced tonight that a 14-year-old boy playing for the Eastview Bantam AA team collapsed Friday (11/14) afternoon while playing in a game during the Battle of the Blue Ox tournament. He was transported to a hospital in Brainerd, where he died. As a result of the tragic events, the remainder of the tournament was cancelled.
This statement was issued on the Youth Hockey Hub Website: